Should my child stay home sick? When would my child be sent home from school?
Our goal is to facilitate a healthy learning environment for all students. If your child has any of the conditions or symptoms on the following list, please do not send them to school. If your child comes to school with these symptoms, or gets any of these symptoms at school, you may be contacted to pick him or her up.
- Any health condition (behavioral, physical or emotional) which causes the student to be unable to participate in normal school activities (not including P.E. restrictions)
- Symptoms of Contagious Diseases or Confirmed Contagious Diseases that include, but are not limited to the following:
- Breathing difficulty, unresolved wheezing
- Chicken Pox
- Conjunctivitis (pink eye)
- Congestion (severe, unresolved, colored nasal drainage)
- Cough that is persistent, coarse or has a whooping sound
- Diarrhea and fever or unresolved diarrhea
- Fever over 100 in the last 24 hours
- Influenza “the flu”
- Skin infections that are contagious or undiagnosed
- Fungal infections or scalp or feet
- Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores)
- Vomiting/unable to eat due to nausea
- Other conditions may be included on this at the discretion of the Health Center staff.
Students must be excluded from school attendance for any diarrhea or vomiting and may not return to school until 48 hours after last episode per Clark County Health Department precautions.